Canon PowerShot SX 720 HS

Family vacations, parties, and special moments - the PowerShot SX720 HS camera is ready for it all. Its fantastically versatile 40x Optical Zoom (24-960mm) means you can capture close-up portraits of your family, landmarks in the distance and virtually everything in between. While you're away, keep those at home updated...

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Family vacations, parties, and special moments - the PowerShot SX720 HS camera is ready for it all. Its fantastically versatile 40x Optical Zoom (24-960mm) means you can capture close-up portraits of your family, landmarks in the distance and virtually everything in between. While you're away, keep those at home updated on your travels by sharing your shots with the PowerShot SX720 HS's built-in Wi-Fi®* and NFC** connectivity. Your memories are precious, so whether you're snapping a picture of the sunset, capturing fun outings with friends or shooting a home movie to treasure for a lifetime, a 20.3 Megapixel CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 6 Image Processor combine to bring you stunning images and spectacular 1080p Full HD video. At the end of each day, you can enjoy your Story Highlights as the PowerShot SX720 HS automatically compiles your images and video into a mini-highlight reel complete with music and effects. All these features and more are beautifully packaged in a slim design, resulting in a camera ideal for travelers, families and anyone who wants to capture the important moments in life.

 

 

Image Capture Device

Type


20.3 Megapixel*, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
* Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.

Total Pixels


Approx. 21.1 Megapixels

Effective Pixels


Approx. 20.3 Megapixels

Lens

Focal Length


4.3 (W) - 172.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24-960mm)

Optical Zoom


40x

Digital Zoom


4.0x

Focusing Range


Normal: 2.0 in. (5.0cm) - infinity (W), 6.6 ft. (2.0m) - infinity (T)
Auto/Manual: 0.4 in. (1.0cm) - infinity (W), 6.6 ft. (2.0m) - infinity (T) 
Macro: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft. (1-50cm) (W)

Autofocus System


TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus

Viewfinders

Optical Viewfinder


Not available

LCD Monitor


3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)

LCD Pixels


Approx. 922,000 dots

LCD Coverage


Approx. 100%

Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture


f/3.3 (W), f/6.9 (T)

Shutter Speed


1 - 1/3200 sec.
15 - 1/3200 sec. (in Tv and M Modes)

Exposure Control

Sensitivity


Auto, ISO 80-3200

Light Metering Method


Evaluative, Center-Weighted Average, Spot

Exposure Control Method


Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock

Exposure Compensation


Still Images: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

White Balance

White Balance Control


Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom

Flash

Built-in Flash


Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off

Flash Range


1.6-13.0 ft. (W), 6.6 ft. (T)50.0cm - 4.0m (W), 2.0m (T)

Flash Exposure Compensation


±2 stops in 1/3 increments

Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes


M, Av, Tv, P, Live View Control, Hybrid Auto, Auto, Creative Shot, Sports, Portrait, Smile, Wink Self-Timer, Face Self-Timer, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Standard (Movie), Short Clip, iFrame Movie

Photo Effects


My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color

Self Timer


Off / 2 sec. / 10 sec. / Custom

Wireless Control


Built-in Wi-Fi™ and NFC

Continuous Shooting


Normal Continuous Shooting in Auto/P modes: Approx. 5.9 shots/sec.
Continuous Shooting AF in P mode: Approx. 4.6 shots/sec.
Continuous Shooting LV in P mode: Approx. 4.6 shots/sec.

* Under lighting conditions where flash does not fire automatically.
* Excluding RAW and RAW+JPEG.
* Until memory card becomes full.

Image Storage

Storage Media


SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards

File Format


Design rule for Camera File system (DCF) compliant; DPOF (Version 1.1) compatible

Image Recording Format


Superfine / Fine

JPEG Compression Mode


Still Image: Exif 2.3 JPEG
Video: MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio data: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))

Number of Recording Pixels


Approx. Number of Shots Recordable to 16GB Memory Card
Note: SF=Superfine, F=Fine

Time of Recordable Movies

Movie data


Total Movie Time Recordable to Memory Card• The values in the table are based on Canon measurement conditions and may change depending on the subject, memory card and camera settings.
• After Low-level formatting.*1 Using an SD Speed Class 10 / UHS-I compatible memory card
• Recording stops automatically once the file size reaches 4 GB or the memory card becomes full.
• Recording may stop unexpectedly if a memory card with a low-Speed Class is used.

Playback Specifications

Playback Modes File


Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, List/Play Digest Movies, Story Highlights, Print, Protect, Favorites, Erase, Slideshow, Rotate, Album Playback, Play Creative Shot Movies, Short Clip Mix, i-Contrast, Resize, Cropping, Red-Eye Correction, My Colors, Face ID Info, Photobook Set-up, Image Transition Effect, Index Effect, Scroll Display, Group Images, Auto Rotate, Resume

Interfaces

Video Out


HDMI (Type D)

Audio Out


Stereo

Other


Hi-Speed USB (Micro); direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers

Power Source


Battery Pack NB-13L

Shooting Capacity


Approx. 250 Shots
Approx. 355 Shots in ECO Mode

Video Recording Time: Approx. 50 min.

Playback Time


Approx. 5 hours

Physical Specifications

Operating Temperature


32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity


10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)


4.32 x 2.51 x 1.41 in. / 109.7 x 63.8 x 35.7mm

Weight


.52 oz. / 270g (CIPA standard)
8.64 oz. / 245g (Body only)Note: 30 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi, Hindi, Malaysian, Indonesian, Vietnamese).

 

All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.

 

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